Software Engineer Cloud Development Algorithms in Ghent, Belgium at Esko

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: ESK003244

About Us

Esko is the worldwide market leader with software for packaging buyers, designers and manufacturers and hardware products for the packaging, label, sign and display industries. With Headquarters in Gent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,500 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Japan.In our factory we produce high-quality cutting tables, which offer an all-round cutting solution for any application: from sign making, display production, sample making and short to medium rum corrugated production.


Main role / Job Objective:
  • Design algorithms for cloud applications
  • Faster progress of Esko Cloud as Esko's future platform for designing Cloud applications for packaging design and pre-production management.
  • Create fundamental, hard to copy advantages over competition. 
  • Design algorithmic software including 2D and 3D graphic applications, content classifiers, workflow engines, automatic creation tools and artificial intelligence. You understand what it takes to make a fast and powerful algorithm that solves real-life problems beyond the naïve textbook examples.  Your algorithms will be running in the cloud doing the heavy lifting for front-end applications and on-premise applications.
  • Apply Artificial Intelligence to packaging design activities
  • Contribute to the general Esko/Danaher innovation process

Job Requirements


  • Education: computer science.
  • Languages: English required, any other language highly appreciated
  • C++ and JAVA 
  • Algorithmic Design
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Team work using Agile Development practices
  • Be up to date with latest and greatest in algorithm land 
  • Other Appreciated skills:
- Scala
- Graphic design tools (Adobe and others)
- HTML Canvas and SVG
- Search engines (Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch)
- AWS and Azure
- Docker
- Cloud Security, cryptography

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.